Offline Updating PS4 to 5.05 via USB

This guide is to update your PlayStation 4 5.05 via USB. This is prepare your PS4 to run the 5.05 firmware exclusive HEN exploit to jailbreak your PS4.

Required Downloads:

PlayStation 4 on Firmware 5.03 or lower

PS4 Update File (PS4UPDATE.PUP)

  • The 5.05 update file is required to update to firmware 5.05
  • The update file must be named PS4UPDATE.PUP

USB Drive with 512MB Free Space

  • A USB Drive with 512MB or more free space is needed to store the update file

Offline Updating to Firmware 5.05

  1. Create a folder called PS4 on the root of your USB drive
  2. Create a folder called UPDATE inside the /PS4/ folder on your USB drive
  3. Copy your PS4UPDATE.PUP file to the /PS4/UPDATE/ folder on your USB drive
  4. Insert your USB drive into the PS4 and power it on
  5. On your PS4, go to [Settings] -> [System Software Update]
  6. Select [Next] and confirm to proceed with the 5.05 update

Congratulations, your PS4 is now on firmware 5.05 and you are ready to run the HEN exploit to jailbreak your PS4.

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